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Equip Students to be Leaders of the Future

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What future do you want to build together?

SEED SPOT Schools is on a mission to educate, train, and support the next generation of problem solvers.

We've developed turnkey curriculum that integrates entrepreneurship, STEM, and design-thinking to equip students with the 21st century skills necessary to create market-based solutions to social problems. 

Partner with us to join the ranks of innovative and cutting-edge schools nationwide transforming their students into proactive leaders of the future. We can't wait to work with you!

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"Before SEED SPOT, I never would have seen myself as an entrepreneur. In fact, I didn’t even really know what an entrepreneur was. But I understand now that entrepreneurs are just regular people, like me, who actively seek out solutions to the problems in their communities.”

Josh Kaplan, Co-Founder of BrailleBoard

Programs We Offer

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Explore: Intro to Impact-Driven Entrepreneurship

A flexible 20-lesson program designed to help students:

  • Identify social problems
  • Understand root causes of systemic issues
  • Explore what it means to be a social entrepreneur
  • Connect with community mentors
  • Launch mini-ventures to address problems affecting their local communities
  • Virtually compete against national Explore students

Build: Designing an impact-driven business

A year-long course designed to help students:

  • Utilize design thinking to assess social problems
  • Understand root cause analysis
  • Assess individual strengths and form diverse teams
  • Ideate and prototype solutions
  • Build business models, cost, and revenue structures
  • Form pitch decks and compete at Demo Day to win cash prizes

Learn about the benefits of teaching high school students entrepreneurship

SEED SPOT PARTNER SCHOOLS

Over the 2017-2018 school year, we had the privilege of partnering with the following innovative schools:

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"I love working with SEED SPOT – it’s been very valuable. From finding ways to launch my venture to getting me involved in mentoring, SEED SPOT presented me with countless opportunities to make a difference. SEED SPOT is touching the lives of high school students who dream of making big things happen.”

Carlos Martinez, Co-Founder of Seeds for Needs

How It Works

The SEED SPOT Schools program provides the opportunity for schools to leverage the award-winning curriculum of SEED SPOT, a globally-ranked social impact incubator, to train the next generation of innovators. Bring SEED SPOT to your school to maximize the potential of students on YOUR campus.

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STEP 1:

Indicate your interest in SEED SPOT Schools by filling out this short form

STEP 2:

Within 2-3 days, a SEED SPOT team member will schedule a phone call

STEP 3:

Teachers will be trained on best practices for teaching social entrepreneurship

STEP 4:

SEED SPOT curriculum is deployed to cultivate student innovation!

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"SEED SPOT’s curriculum taught me how to communicate with people in a professional manner and how much work it actually takes to create a business. It also made me realize all the problems in society and how much we can do to help fix those issues. It definitely helped me feel more ready for college and a future career."

Tylor Tang, Co-Founder of Mobile Rain

Watch SEED SPOT Alumni Pitch

Safe Soles

To protect children nationwide, SEED SPOT Schools alumni created Safe Soles, a gel insert with a GPS tracking device for children's shoes. Here's their pitch from our 2017 High School Demo Day!

Mobile Rain

Mobile Rain is a mobile shower that provides homeless individuals with access to good hygiene and the confidence to pursue employment. Watch the pitch that won them $5,000 at our 2017 High School Demo Day!

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3 Huge Benefits of Teaching High School Students Entrepreneurship

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